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The Giving Circle’s generosity helps to address food insecurity in Uganda

With Covid-19 restrictions closing schools and increasing unemployment among already impoverished residents of Kagoma Gate, Wairaka and Mutai, founder Mark Bertrand launched an effort to provide relief — and Giving Circle supporters jumped into action. The Giving Circle board approved emergency funds and several benefactors made large donations. This enabled our TGC-Africa team to purchase […]

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Building Projects in Uganda Take Shape

As lockdown restrictions in Uganda ease, work has resumed at several Giving Circle projects that will improve education and healthcare in the villages we serve. At Mutai, an impoverished village, not far from Kagoma Gate, work has resumed at a new medical clinic made possible by the generosity of the Mitzen family and the good […]

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TGC Spring into Action!

Calling all local friends, join in with The Giving Circle as we SPRING into action…..🐣🌷💐  

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TGCA Uganda Teachers Conference Under Way

We have a team of teachers from the Capital District Region (Albany) lead by Ann Fantauzzi in a 2-day conference in Uganda.  Mark Bertrand will be joining them on the 2nd day as he heads out tomorrow. TGC has partnered with a team of Master Teachers from the Greater Capital Regional Teachers Center!  

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A successful 2020 Compassion Awards Event!

Thank you to all who made this event a success! Pics for you to enjoy!

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A very happy little girl!

Our last update the little girl who was sleeping on her mattress on a cold concrete floor –> who dreamed of a real bed of her own, a aloft bed. We were contacted by an old, very kind friend working for Catholic Charities Albany telling us of a poor family she is helping who had […]

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